Tele2 Russia suspends eSIM distribution after security concerns

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Mobile operator Tele2 Russia has suspended distribution of eSIMs in its shops, reports Vedomosti. This follows an inquiry from the Ministry of Communications, which proposed to suspend the service until all security issues are solved. The Ministry hasn't provided information on the exact security issues in question. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Tele2 Russia
Countries: Russian Federation
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